On the six block stretch of 16th Street between Mission and Market Streets there’s a font for every taste: wacky, retro, vintage, homemade, Hebrew and Arabic, clean and funky. They tell us all we need to know about the attitude of the enterprises.

These photos were taken with an iphone and hooked up with an app called What the Font, which pretends to read a picture and guess the font. The guesses seem pretty random, but I like the names.

Check these out:

 

Rhodaelian Ligatures

 


Farnham Display Bold

 

CC Sticky Fingers Italic

 

Mordings

 

Geodec Fog

 

Euphonia Roman

 


Viscosity Regular

 

Churchward Samoa Bold

 

Lithia Off Kilter

 


Baby Mine Fat

 

Sailors Tattoo Pro Xmas

 

Mostra Nuova

 

CAKink

 

Lady Starlight

 

Foldron Italic

 

Gendouki

 


Minimala-Medium Italic

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